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Parking Review
Payment systems
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is installing new pay & display parking machines across Stockton town centre. The council is installing 34... continue
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Payment systems
A local authority that pioneered a penny-a-minute parking scheme is now taking steps to prohibit free all-day parking in nearby residential... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Parking provision is being increased for the RAF Brize Norton cortege routes for families attending the repatriation of British military personnel... continue
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Park & Ride
Bath & North East Somerset Council has completed the second stage of increasing capacity at its three park & ride sites. Already completed... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
The archaeological team responsible for discovering the remains of Richard III under a former Leicester car park has made further finds. A... continue
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Enforcement
Michael Brady
Buses are a vital element of the transport infrastructure of many cities across the UK. Many now feature dedicated bus lanes and measures such as bus... continue
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Case Studies
Fraudulent misuse of disabled persons’ Blue Badges is rightly recognised as a serious crime. The National Fraud Authority’s Annual Fraud... continue
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Debates
Dr Belinda Webb
A lie can make it half way around the world before the truth is still putting on its shoes,” the ever quotable Mark Twain once wrote. This is... continue
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Crime
Dedicated traffic courts are to be set up in England and Wales to prosecute minor motoring offences after a pilot scheme in nine areas. The move aims... continue
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Developments
Better quality CCTV footage would boost public perceptions of safety and security, according to a joint survey by YouGov and surveillance solutions... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Patrick McDonnell Almost a third of Welsh councils charge Blue Badge users at council run car parks, according to a Freedom of Information request by... continue
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Clamping
Drivers from the Republic of Ireland who have evaded parking fines and toll charges issued in Northern Ireland could now find their vehicles clamped... continue
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Crime
A motorist has lost his appeal against 11 penalty charge notices after it emerged that the Polish disabled badge he was using was fake. Sandwell... continue
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Park & Ride
Bath & North East Somerset Council has completed the second stage of its plan to increase capacity at three park & ride sites.  Number... continue
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Contracts
Deniz Huseyin
The London Borough of Hillingdon has awarded APCOA Parking (UK) the contract to run on and off-street parking enforcement services. APCOA beat five... continue
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Contracts
NSL has been reappointed by the London Borough of Lewisham  as its parking enforcement contractor. Lewisham includes the main town centre,... continue
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Contracts Lead Story
Mark Moran
VINCI Park UK has been awarded a five-year parking management contract by Milton Keynes Council. The French-owned parking company will be reponsible... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Former Conservative mayor of Barnet Brian Coleman has been found guilty of assault at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court. Coleman, a councillor at the... continue
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Operational Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
Bristol’s independent mayor has set up a study to consider the introduction of a congestion charge in the city. But George Ferguson’s... continue
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Enforcement News
A Conservative councillor has been removed from his role dealing with parking issues at Havant Borough Council after criticising the Tory controlled... continue
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